CROFTON, Neb. — For the second time in two years, Crofton voters said no to a $12.5 million bond that would go towards upgrades at the school.

The mail-in ballots were accepted until March 12 at 5:00 p.m.

According to Knox County, a total of 1,108 votes were cast with 669 (60%) against and 439 (40%) for the school bond.

The bond would have gone towards numerous renovations at the school including the elementary gym, a new wrestling room, and two locker rooms.

Crofton previously had a school bond rejected by voters.

In March 2022, a proposed $18.9 million bond was rejected with a vote of 492 for and 711 against.